Arabic Stories for Language Learners: Traditional Middle Eastern Tales in Arabic and English (Free Audio CD Included) [With CD (Audio)] (Paperback)
Arabic Stories for Language Learners--a language learning experience for beginner to intermediate students of the Arabic language. The traditional stories of a country are invaluable at providing insight into understanding the culture, history and language of a people. A great way to learn Arabic, the sixty-six stories found in Arabic Stories for Language Learners present the vocabulary and grammar used every day in Arabic-speaking countries. Pulled from a wide variety of sources that have been edited and simplified for learning purposes, these stories are presented in parallel Arabic and English, facilitating language learning in the classroom and via self-study. Each story is followed by a series of questions in Arabic and English to test comprehension and encourage discussion. Arabic Stories for Language Learners brings Arab culture to life colorfully and immediately. Regardless of whether or not you have a working knowledge of Arabic, this book gives readers a tantalizing introduction to the wisdom and humor of these ancient desert-dwelling peoples. The audio CD helps students of Arabic improve their pronunciation and inflection, and immerses non-students into the uniquely Arabic storytelling style. All disc content is alternatively accessible on tuttlepublishing.com/downloadable-content.
Hezi Brosh, Ph.D., currently the Arabic Program Coordinator at the United States Naval Academy is an educator and researcher with decades of experience teaching Arabic. His innovative teaching materials on Arabic as a foreign language have benefited thousands of learners and teachers. He has worked in many educational institutions in the Middle East and North America, ranging from junior high school to university level. His specialization area is Second Language Acquisition, focusing on Arabic teaching and learning as a foreign language. He has published widely on Arabic pedagogy and significantly contributed to curriculum planning and development. Lutfi Mansur, Ph.D. is a professor at the Academic Arab Institute, Beit Berl College, Israel.